C Di Carlo

Summary

Affiliation: Federico II University
Country: Italy

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Leptin induces mitogenic effect on human choriocarcinoma cell line (JAr) via MAP kinase activation in a glucose-dependent fashion
    G Bifulco
    Dipartimento di Ginecologia, Ostetricia e Fisiopatologia della Riproduzione Umana, Naples, Italy
    Placenta 24:385-91. 2003
  2. pmc Effect of the ethinylestradiol/norelgestromin contraceptive patch on body composition. Results of bioelectrical impedance analysis in a population of Italian women
    Antonio Piccoli
    Department of Medical and Surgical Sciences, University of Padova, Italy
    Nutr J 7:21. 2008
  3. pmc Satisfaction and compliance in hormonal contraception: the result of a multicentre clinical study on women's experience with the ethinylestradiol/norelgestromin contraceptive patch in Italy
    Pier Giorgio Crosignani
    II Institute of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, University of Milan, Milan, Italy
    BMC Womens Health 9:18. 2009
  4. ncbi request reprint Effects of a low-dose and ultra-low-dose combined oral contraceptive use on bone turnover and bone mineral density in young fertile women: a prospective controlled randomized study
    C Nappi
    Department of Gynecology and Obstetrics, and Pathophysiology of Human Reproduction, University of Naples Federico II, Via Pansini 5, 80100, Naples, Italy
    Contraception 67:355-9. 2003
  5. ncbi request reprint Menstrual status and serum leptin levels in anorectic and in menstruating women with low body mass indexes
    Costantino Di Carlo
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Naples Federico II, Naples, Italy
    Fertil Steril 78:376-82. 2002
  6. ncbi request reprint Leptin and female reproduction
    C Di Carlo
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Naples Federico II, Naples, Italy
    J Endocrinol Invest 26:93-5. 2003
  7. pmc Leiomyomatosis peritonealis disseminata in association with Currarino syndrome?
    Carmine Nappi
    Department of Gynecology and Obstetrics, and Pathophysiology of Human Reproduction, University of Naples Federico II, Via Pansini 5, 80131 Naples, Italy
    BMC Cancer 6:127. 2006
  8. ncbi request reprint Myasthenia and HELLP syndrome
    Attilio Di Spiezio Sardo
    Department of Gynaecology, Obstetrics, and Pathophysiology of Human Reproduction, University of Naples Federico II, Via S Pansini 5, Naples 80131, Italy
    Eur J Obstet Gynecol Reprod Biol 116:108-11. 2004
  9. doi request reprint Efficacy and tolerability of oral bovine lactoferrin compared to ferrous sulfate in pregnant women with iron deficiency anemia: a prospective controlled randomized study
    Carmine Nappi
    Department of Gynecology and Obstetrics, University of Naples Federico II, Via S Pansini 5, Naples, Italy
    Acta Obstet Gynecol Scand 88:1031-5. 2009
  10. ncbi request reprint Effectiveness of auto-cross-linked hyaluronic acid gel in the prevention of intrauterine adhesions after hysteroscopic adhesiolysis: a prospective, randomized, controlled study
    Giuseppe Acunzo
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, University of Naples Federico II, Via S Pansini 5, 80131 Naples, Italy
    Hum Reprod 18:1918-21. 2003

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  1. ncbi request reprint Leptin induces mitogenic effect on human choriocarcinoma cell line (JAr) via MAP kinase activation in a glucose-dependent fashion
    G Bifulco
    Dipartimento di Ginecologia, Ostetricia e Fisiopatologia della Riproduzione Umana, Naples, Italy
    Placenta 24:385-91. 2003
    ..In this study, we provide evidence that in placental cells, leptin, similarly to that observed with insulin, stimulates cell proliferation by inducing the IRS1/MAPK pathway in a glucose-dependent fashion...
  2. pmc Effect of the ethinylestradiol/norelgestromin contraceptive patch on body composition. Results of bioelectrical impedance analysis in a population of Italian women
    Antonio Piccoli
    Department of Medical and Surgical Sciences, University of Padova, Italy
    Nutr J 7:21. 2008
    ....
  3. pmc Satisfaction and compliance in hormonal contraception: the result of a multicentre clinical study on women's experience with the ethinylestradiol/norelgestromin contraceptive patch in Italy
    Pier Giorgio Crosignani
    II Institute of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, University of Milan, Milan, Italy
    BMC Womens Health 9:18. 2009
    ....
  4. ncbi request reprint Effects of a low-dose and ultra-low-dose combined oral contraceptive use on bone turnover and bone mineral density in young fertile women: a prospective controlled randomized study
    C Nappi
    Department of Gynecology and Obstetrics, and Pathophysiology of Human Reproduction, University of Naples Federico II, Via Pansini 5, 80100, Naples, Italy
    Contraception 67:355-9. 2003
    ..The present study suggests that the two COCs could exert a similar positive effect on bone turnover in young postadolescent women, without any significant and appreciable modification of BMD...
  5. ncbi request reprint Menstrual status and serum leptin levels in anorectic and in menstruating women with low body mass indexes
    Costantino Di Carlo
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Naples Federico II, Naples, Italy
    Fertil Steril 78:376-82. 2002
    ..To evaluate serum leptin levels in anorectic women, menstruating women with low body mass indexes (BMI) and normally menstruating women with normal BMI...
  6. ncbi request reprint Leptin and female reproduction
    C Di Carlo
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Naples Federico II, Naples, Italy
    J Endocrinol Invest 26:93-5. 2003
  7. pmc Leiomyomatosis peritonealis disseminata in association with Currarino syndrome?
    Carmine Nappi
    Department of Gynecology and Obstetrics, and Pathophysiology of Human Reproduction, University of Naples Federico II, Via Pansini 5, 80131 Naples, Italy
    BMC Cancer 6:127. 2006
    ..No reports of multiple congenital malformations associated with LPD have been found in the English literature...
  8. ncbi request reprint Myasthenia and HELLP syndrome
    Attilio Di Spiezio Sardo
    Department of Gynaecology, Obstetrics, and Pathophysiology of Human Reproduction, University of Naples Federico II, Via S Pansini 5, Naples 80131, Italy
    Eur J Obstet Gynecol Reprod Biol 116:108-11. 2004
  9. doi request reprint Efficacy and tolerability of oral bovine lactoferrin compared to ferrous sulfate in pregnant women with iron deficiency anemia: a prospective controlled randomized study
    Carmine Nappi
    Department of Gynecology and Obstetrics, University of Naples Federico II, Via S Pansini 5, Naples, Italy
    Acta Obstet Gynecol Scand 88:1031-5. 2009
    ..To compare the effects of bovine lactoferrin with ferrous sulfate on iron nutritional status and to evaluate their tolerability in 100 pregnant women with iron deficiency anemia...
  10. ncbi request reprint Effectiveness of auto-cross-linked hyaluronic acid gel in the prevention of intrauterine adhesions after hysteroscopic adhesiolysis: a prospective, randomized, controlled study
    Giuseppe Acunzo
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, University of Naples Federico II, Via S Pansini 5, 80131 Naples, Italy
    Hum Reprod 18:1918-21. 2003
    ..A prospective, randomized, controlled study was performed to assess the efficacy of auto-cross-linked hyaluronic acid (ACP) gel in preventing the development of intrauterine adhesions following hysteroscopic adhesiolysis...
  11. ncbi request reprint [Changes of leptin levels in menopause]
    G A Tommaselli
    Dipartimento di Scienze Ostetrico Ginecologiche, Urologiche e Medicina della Riproduzione, , Naples, Italy
    Minerva Ginecol 53:193-8. 2001
    ....
  12. ncbi request reprint Vanadate regulates the insulin mitogenic effect by modulating SHP-2 association with insulin receptor substrate 1 in JAr human choriocarcinoma cells
    G Bifulco
    Department of Gynecology, Obstetrics and Physiology of Human Reproduction, Universita degli Studi di Napoli Federico II, Via Pansini 5, 80131 Naples, Italy
    Gynecol Endocrinol 17:239-45. 2003
    ..This action is related to a modulation of the SHP-2 association with IRS1 that in turn might regulate the phosphorylation state of the main substrates involved in mitogenesic signaling of the insulin receptor...
  13. ncbi request reprint Ultrasonographic endometrial monitoring during continuous-sequential hormonal replacement therapy regimen in postmenopausal women
    P Affinito
    Clinical Department of Gynecology, Obstetrics and Pathophysiology of Human Reproduction, University of Naples Federico II, Via Pansini 5, 80131, Naples, Italy
    Maturitas 39:239-44. 2001
    ..CONCLUSIONS: The best timing for monitoring endometrial thickness during cs-HRT regimens is the period immediately after withdrawal bleeding improving the reliability of the ultrasonographic exam to identify endometrial pathologies...
  14. doi request reprint Transdermal estradiol and oral or vaginal natural progesterone: bleeding patterns
    C Di Carlo
    Department of Gynecology and Obstetrics, and Pathophysiology of Human Reproduction, University of Naples Federico II, Via S Pansini 5, Naples, Italy
    Climacteric 13:442-6. 2010
    ..To evaluate the effects on bleeding pattern of two different doses of natural progesterone (NP) administered per os or per vagina in association with transdermal estradiol in a continuous, sequential estrogen-progestin therapy...
  15. ncbi request reprint Effectiveness of short-term administration of tibolone plus gonadotropin-releasing hormone analogue on the surgical outcome of laparoscopic myomectomy
    S Palomba
    Department of Gynecology, Obstetrics and Pathophysiology of Human Reproduction, University of Naples Federico II, Naples, Italy
    Fertil Steril 75:429-33. 2001
    ..To evaluate whether administration of tibolone changes the effectiveness of GnRH analogue administered before laparoscopic myomectomy...
  16. ncbi request reprint Ultrasonographic measurement of endometrial thickness during hormonal replacement therapy in postmenopausal women
    P Affinito
    Department of Gynecology and Obstetrics, University of Naples Federico II, Italy
    Ultrasound Obstet Gynecol 11:343-6. 1998
    ..In both groups, the transvaginal ultrasonographic measurement of endometrial thickness of < or = 4 mm had a high sensitivity for detecting atrophic endometrium (83.3% for Group A and 93.7% for Group B)...
  17. doi request reprint Aberrant right subclavian artery: incidence and correlation with other markers of Down syndrome in second-trimester fetuses
    D Paladini
    Fetal Medicine and Cardiology Unit, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University Federico II of Naples, Naples, Italy
    Ultrasound Obstet Gynecol 39:191-5. 2012
    ..To assess the incidence of aberrant right subclavian artery (ARSA) and other strong markers of Down syndrome and their correlation in a large population of second-trimester Down syndrome fetuses assessed in a tertiary referral center...
  18. ncbi request reprint Vaginoscopic versus traditional office hysteroscopy: a randomized controlled study
    M Guida
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Naples Federico II, Naples, Italy
    Hum Reprod 21:3253-7. 2006
    ..A randomized, controlled study was performed to compare vaginoscopic versus traditional (speculum with or without tenaculum) hysteroscopy in terms of pain score and procedure time...
  19. ncbi request reprint Ovarian endometrioma: postoperative adhesions following bipolar coagulation and suture
    M Pellicano
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Naples Federico II, Naples, Italy
    Fertil Steril 89:796-9. 2008
    ..To compare bipolar coagulation and suturing of the ovary in terms of postoperative ovarian adhesions after laparoscopic ovarian cystectomy for endometriosis...
  20. ncbi request reprint A case of mesonephric adenocarcinoma of the vagina with a 1-year follow-up
    G Bifulco
    Department of Gynecology and Obstetrics, and Pathophysiology of Human Reproduction, University of Naples Federico II, Naples, Italy
    Int J Gynecol Cancer 18:1127-31. 2008
    ....
  21. ncbi request reprint Minilaparoscopic ovarian biopsy performed under conscious sedation in women with premature ovarian failure
    M Pellicano
    Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Medicine, University of Naples Federico II, Italy
    J Reprod Med 45:817-22. 2000
    ..To evaluate the feasibility of a bilateral multiple ovarian biopsy through minilaparoscopy under local anesthesia and conscious sedation and to assess the efficacy of this technique as compared to the traditional laparoscopic approach...
  22. ncbi request reprint Prevention of adhesions in gynaecological endoscopy
    C Nappi
    Department of Gynaecology and Obstetrics, and Pathophysiology of Human Reproduction, University of Naples Federico II, Via Pansini 5, Naples, Italy
    Hum Reprod Update 13:379-94. 2007
    ..Since excellent surgical technique alone seems insufficient, further research is needed on an adjunctive therapy for the prevention and/or reduction of adhesion formation following gynaecological endoscopic procedures...
  23. doi request reprint Normal and abnormal development of the fetal anterior fontanelle: a three-dimensional ultrasound study
    D Paladini
    Fetal Cardiology Unit, Department of Gynecology and Obstetrics, University Federico II of Naples, Naples, Italy
    Ultrasound Obstet Gynecol 32:755-61. 2008
    ..To describe the methodology for correct visualization of the anterior fontanelle using three-dimensional ultrasound, to report its normal development during gestation, and to compare this with abnormal development...
  24. ncbi request reprint [Effect of estriol treatment per vaginam before Burch culposuspension]
    S Palomba
    Istituto di Ginecologia, Ostetricia e Fisiopatologia della Riproduzione Umana, , , Naples, Italy
    Minerva Ginecol 53:141-5. 2001
    ..CONCLUSIONS: The estriol treatment per vaginam is not so effective on the result of Burch culposuspension in postmenopausal women with IUS...
  25. ncbi request reprint [Effects of gonadotropins on oocyte maturation]
    G A Tommaselli
    Dipartimento di Ginecologia, Ostetricia e Fisiopatologia della Riproduzione Umana, , Naples, Italy
    Minerva Ginecol 53:357-62. 2001
    ..In the absence of FSH the development will be delayed. It seems obvious that both hormones are necessary, that a stimulation protocol may rely only on FSH, but the addition of LH will render it more physiological...
  26. ncbi request reprint Serum leptin levels and uterine Doppler flow velocimetry at 20 weeks' gestation as markers for the development of pre-eclampsia
    G A Tommaselli
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Naples Federico II, Naples, Italy
    Gynecol Endocrinol 19:160-5. 2004
    ....
  27. ncbi request reprint Osteoporosis and cardiovascular disease: benefit-risk of hormone replacement therapy
    A Sammartino
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Naples Federico II, Naples, Italy
    J Endocrinol Invest 28:80-4. 2005
    ..Therefore, for cardiovascular and osteoporosis risk, regular prevention programmes should serve the needs of middle-aged women...
  28. ncbi request reprint Efficacy of methods for determining ovulation in a natural family planning program
    M Guida
    Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Physiopathology of Reproduction, University of Naples Federico II, Italy
    Fertil Steril 72:900-4. 1999
    ..To evaluate the efficacy in ovulation detection of methods used in natural family planning in comparison with pelvic ultrasonography...
  29. ncbi request reprint Postoperative pain control after microlaparoscopy in patients with infertility: a prospective randomized study
    M Pellicano
    Endogyn Service, Private Endoscopic Associates, Naples, Italy
    Fertil Steril 70:289-92. 1998
    ....
  30. ncbi request reprint Effects of raloxifene treatment on uterine leiomyomas in postmenopausal women
    S Palomba
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Naples Federico II, Naples, Italy
    Fertil Steril 76:38-43. 2001
    ..To evaluate the effects of raloxifene administration on uterine and uterine leiomyoma sizes in postmenopausal women...
  31. doi request reprint Quality of life, lifestyle behavior and employment experience: a comparison between young and midlife survivors of gynecology early stage cancers
    G Bifulco
    Department of Obstetrics Gynecology and Pathophysiology of Human Reproduction, University of Naples, Federico II, Naples, Italy
    Gynecol Oncol 124:444-51. 2012
    ..To evaluate differences and changes in quality of life (QoL), lifestyle behavior and employment experience of young in comparison to midlife adults in response to early stage gynecologic cancer diagnoses...
  32. doi request reprint Role of four-dimensional ultrasound (spatiotemporal image correlation and sonography-based automated volume count) in prenatal assessment of atrial morphology in cardiosplenic syndromes
    D Paladini
    Fetal Medicine and Cardiology Unit, Department of Gynecology and Obstetrics, University Federico II of Naples, Naples, Italy
    Ultrasound Obstet Gynecol 38:337-43. 2011
    ....
  33. ncbi request reprint Progestins modulate the action of estrogen on gonadotropin-releasing hormone, luteinizing hormone and prolactin in the rat
    A R Genazzani
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Modena, Italy
    Gynecol Obstet Invest 29:197-202. 1990
    ..These results showed that progesterone and progestins have a marked effect on hypothalamic and pituitary hormone secretion and that they modulate estrogen-induced effects...
  34. ncbi request reprint Cardiac screening by STIC: can sonologists performing the 20-week anomaly scan pick up outflow tract abnormalities by scrolling the A-plane of STIC volumes?
    D Paladini
    Department of Gynecology and Obstetrics, University Federico II of Naples, Naples, Italy
    Ultrasound Obstet Gynecol 32:865-70. 2008
    ....
  35. ncbi request reprint [Diagnostic and operative fertiloscopy]
    M Pellicano
    Dipartimento di Ginecologia, Ostetricia e Fisiopatologia della Riproduzione Umana Università degli Studi Federico II, Via Sergio Pansini 5, 80131 Naples, Italy
    Minerva Ginecol 59:175-81. 2007
    ..With fertiloscopy, the patient, therefore, can avoid a real surgical intervention, such as diagnostic laparoscopy, and also uncomfortable examinations, such as hysterosalpingography...
  36. ncbi request reprint Primary squamous cell carcinoma of the endometrium: a case report
    G Bifulco
    Department of Gynecology and Obstetrics, and Pathophysiology of Human Reproduction, University of Naples Federico II, Italy
    Eur J Gynaecol Oncol 32:350-2. 2011
    ..Squamous epithelium derived from endometrioid cancer or from cervical squamous cell carcinoma. The prevalence is about 0.1%. The genesis, histogenesis and biological behavior are unknown...
  37. ncbi request reprint Growth hormone secretion after baclofen administration in different phases of the menstrual cycle in healthy women
    F Orio
    Department of Molecular and Clinical Endocrinology and Oncology, University of Naples Federico II, Naples, Italy
    Horm Res 55:131-6. 2001
    ..The aim of this study was to investigate the effect of baclofen administration on growth hormone (GH) secretion during different phases of the menstrual cycle...
  38. ncbi request reprint Conscious sedation versus general anaesthesia for minilaparoscopic gamete intra-Fallopian transfer: a prospective randomized study
    M Pellicano
    Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Medicine, University of Naples Federico II, Naples, Italy
    Hum Reprod 16:2295-7. 2001
    ..Gamete intra-Fallopian transfer (GIFT) is a successful technique for infertile women, and is performed almost exclusively by laparoscopy under general anaesthesia...
  39. ncbi request reprint [Voluminous ectopic polycystic ovaries in Mayer-Rokitansky-Küster-Hauser syndrome]
    M Pellicano
    Dipartimento di Ginecologia Ostetricia e Fisiopatologia della Riproduzione, Universita degli Studi di Napoli Federico II, Via Pansini 5, 80131 Naples, Italy
    Minerva Ginecol 57:655-8. 2005
    ..Based on the clinical and laboratory findings, a diagnosis of Mayer-Rokitansky-Küster-Hauser syndrome was established, associated with the presence of enlarged ectopic polycystic ovaries in the abdominal cavity...
  40. ncbi request reprint Effects of hormonal replacement therapy in postmenopausal hypertensive patients
    P Affinito
    Clinical Department of Gynecology, Obstetrics, and Human Reproduction, , University of Naples Federico II, Via Pansini 5, 80131 Naples, Italy
    Maturitas 40:75-83. 2001
    ..HDL-c and triglyceride concentrations showed no significant variations. CONCLUSIONS: The transdermal HRT induces a significant reduction of BP values and a favorable metabolic action in postmenopausal hypertensive patients...
  41. doi request reprint Partial atrioventricular septal defect in the fetus: diagnostic features and associations in a multicenter series of 30 cases
    D Paladini
    Fetal Cardiology Unit, Department of Gynecology and Obstetrics, University Federico II of Naples, Naples, Italy
    Ultrasound Obstet Gynecol 34:268-73. 2009
    ..To assess the anatomical features and the associations of partial atrioventricular septal defect (pAVSD) in the fetus...
  42. ncbi request reprint Pregnancy-induced symptomatic pelvic and extra-pelvic cavernous hemangiomatosis
    M Guida
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Naples Federico II, Naples, Italy
    Clin Exp Obstet Gynecol 36:55-7. 2009
    ..This report describes the ultrasound (US) features and the clinical management of such rare condition in a young caucasian woman...
  43. ncbi request reprint Using complete breastfeeding and lactational amenorrhoea as birth spacing methods
    G A Tommaselli
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Faculty of Medicine and Surgery, University of Naples, Federico II, Italy
    Contraception 61:253-7. 2000
    ..Since the importance of supplementation is still debated, it is recommended that a "complete" breastfeeding program be used...
  44. ncbi request reprint Palmitoylethanolamide prevents metabolic alterations and restores leptin sensitivity in ovariectomized rats
    G Mattace Raso
    Department of Pharmacy G M R, A s, R R, R S, A C, R M, University of Naples Federico II, Naples, 80131, Italy Department of Pathology and Animal Health O P, University of Naples Federico II, Naples, 80137, Italy Department of Neurosciences, Odontostomatologic and Reproductive Sciences C D C, University of Naples Federico II Naples 80131, Italy and Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Sciences S D, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut 06510
    Endocrinology 155:1291-301. 2014
    ..Therefore, our data provide a rationale for the therapeutic use of PEA in obese postmenopausal woman. ..
  45. ncbi request reprint Effects of sex steroid hormones and menopause on serum leptin concentrations
    C Di Carlo
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Naples Federico II, Naples, Italy
    Gynecol Endocrinol 16:479-91. 2002
    ..Administration of HRT may stop these changes and even restore a premenopausal pattern, leading then to decreased leptin levels...
  46. doi request reprint 'See and treat' outpatient hysteroscopy with novel fibreoptic 'Alphascope'
    A Di Spiezio Sardo
    Department of Gynaecology, University of Naples Federico II, Italy
    J Obstet Gynaecol 32:298-300. 2012
    ..A total of 98% of patients expressed moderate/high degree of satisfaction and only 2% were dissatisfied. The system is successful in the outpatient setting in 95% of attempts...
  47. ncbi request reprint Effects of various antireabsorptive treatments on bone mineral density in hypogonadal young women after allogeneic stem cell transplantation
    L Tauchmanova
    Department of Molecular and Clinical Endocrinology and Oncology, Federico II University of Naples, Naples, Italy
    Bone Marrow Transplant 37:81-8. 2006
    ..In conclusion, bisphosphonate administration is useful to prevent and treat bone demineralization in young adult women after allo-SCT...
  48. doi request reprint Abnormal or delayed development of the posterior membranous area of the brain: anatomy, ultrasound diagnosis, natural history and outcome of Blake's pouch cyst in the fetus
    D Paladini
    Fetal Medicine and Cardiology Unit, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University Federico II of Naples, Naples, Italy
    Ultrasound Obstet Gynecol 39:279-87. 2012
    ....
  49. ncbi request reprint Coexistence of Graves' disease and benign struma ovarii in a patient with marked ascites and elevated CA-125 levels
    M Guida
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, University of Naples Federico II, Italy
    J Endocrinol Invest 28:827-30. 2005
    ..Struma ovarii is the most common monodermal ovarian teratoma and consists mainly of thyroid tissue. Only 5% of patients with this tumor have features of hyperthyroidism. The pathophysiology of hyperthyroidism in struma ovarii is not clear...
  50. ncbi request reprint Prospective ultrasound diagnosis of Pallister-Killian syndrome in the second trimester of pregnancy: the importance of the fetal facial profile
    D Paladini
    Fetal Cardiology Unit, Department of Gynecology and Obstetrics, University Federico II of Naples, Naples, Italy
    Prenat Diagn 20:996-8. 2000
    ..The diagnosis was then confirmed by FISH on amniocytes and peripheral lymphocytes. In the present case, the disclosure of typical facial abnormalities significantly contributed to the differentiation between PKS and Fryns syndrome...
  51. ncbi request reprint Pena-Shokeir phenotype with variable onset in three consecutive pregnancies
    D Paladini
    Fetal Cardiology Unit, Department of Gynecology and Obstetrics, University Federico II of Naples, Naples, Italy
    Ultrasound Obstet Gynecol 17:163-5. 2001
    ....
  52. ncbi request reprint [Etiopathogenesis of endometriosis related infertility]
    E Greco
    Dipartimento di Ginecologia, Ostetricia e Fisiopatologia della Riproduzione, Universita degli Studi di Napoli Federico II, Naples, Italy
    Minerva Ginecol 56:259-70. 2004
    ....
  53. ncbi request reprint Aberrant DNA hypermethylation of hMLH-1 and CDKN2A/p16 genes in benign, premalignant and malignant endometrial lesions
    M Guida
    Department of Gynaecology and Obstetrics, University of Naples Federico II, Italy
    Eur J Gynaecol Oncol 30:267-70. 2009
    ..The aim of this study was to investigate the methylation status of genes associated with aberrant DNA hypermethylation in benign, premalignant and malignant endometrial lesions...
  54. ncbi request reprint [Ovarian drilling in minilaroscopy and local anesthesia in the therapy of polycystic ovarian syndrome]
    M Pellicano
    Dipartimento di Ginecologia Ostetricia e Fisiopatologia della Riproduzione Umana, Universita degli Studi di Napoli Federico II, Napoli
    Minerva Ginecol 52:275-81. 2000
    ..To evaluate the feasibility of ovarian drilling using minilaparoscopy under local anesthesia and to determine its efficacy in the surgical treatment of polycystic ovarian syndrome...
  55. ncbi request reprint Characterization of reproductive endocrine disorders in women with epilepsy
    L Bilo
    Epilepsy Center, Department of Neurosciences, Federico II University, 80131 Naples, Italy
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 86:2950-6. 2001
    ..The results of this study suggest that the prevalence of disordered ovulation, in particular polycystic ovary syndrome, is increased in epilepsy, independent of antiepileptic medications or type of seizure disorder...
  56. ncbi request reprint Huge primary retroperitoneal mucinous cystadenoma of borderline malignancy mimicking an ovarian mass: case report and review
    G Bifulco
    Department of Gynecology and Obstetrics, University of Naples Federico II, Naples, Italy
    Anticancer Res 28:2309-15. 2008
    ..1 cm). There is no unanimous opinion on the genesis of these tumors and, due to their extreme rarity, its histogenesis, biological behavior and the optimal management strategy remain at a speculative level...
  57. ncbi request reprint The effect of a levonorgestrel-releasing intrauterine device in the treatment of myoma-related menorrhagia
    F Mercorio
    Department of Gynecology and Obstetrics, and Pathophysiology of Human Reproduction, University of Naples Federico II, Via L Caldieri 140, 80128, Naples, Italy
    Contraception 67:277-80. 2003
    ..In conclusion our study demonstrates the clinical reduced effectiveness of LNG-IUD in the treatment of myoma-related menorrhagia...
  58. ncbi request reprint Effects of genistein on the endometrium: ultrasonographic evaluation
    A Sammartino
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Naples Federico II, Naples, Italy
    Gynecol Endocrinol 17:45-9. 2003
    ..05) lower in group A in comparison with baseline values and group B. We conclude that genistein administration reduces climacteric symptoms in postmenopausal women and does not increase endometrial thickness...
  59. doi request reprint Spinal dysraphism in an early missed abortion: embryofetoscopic diagnosis
    M Guida
    Department of Obsterics and Gynaecology, University of Naples Federico II, Italy
    J Minim Invasive Gynecol 16:768-71. 2009
    ..Embryofetoscopy in missed abortion could provide information about the causes of severe defects in embryo development so that parents can be effectively advised insofar as future pregnancies...
  60. ncbi request reprint Fetuses with Down syndrome have an enlarged anterior fontanelle in the second trimester of pregnancy
    D Paladini
    Fetal Cardiology Unit, Department of Gynecology and Obstetrics, University Federico II of Naples, Naples, Italy
    Ultrasound Obstet Gynecol 30:824-9. 2007
    ..The aim of this study was to assess whether fetuses diagnosed with Down syndrome in the second trimester have larger anterior fontanelles in comparison with normal euploid fetuses...
  61. ncbi request reprint UbcH10 expression may be a useful tool in the prognosis of ovarian carcinomas
    M T Berlingieri
    Dipartimento di Biologia e Patologia Cellulare e Molecolare c o Istituto di Endocrinologia ed Oncologia Sperimentale del CNR, Facoltà di Medicina e Chirurgia di Napoli, Universita degli Studi di Napoli Federico II, Naples, Italy
    Oncogene 26:2136-40. 2007
    ....
  62. ncbi request reprint [Options for uterine distension during hysteroscopy]
    G Lavitola
    Dipartimento di Ginecologia, Ostetricia e Fisiopatologia della Riproduzione Umana, Universita degli Studi Federico II, Naples, Italy
    Minerva Ginecol 54:461-5. 2002
    ..The study was motivated by doubts concerning the choice of distension methods and the implications of their use...
  63. ncbi request reprint GH release after GHRH plus arginine administration in obese and overweight women with polycystic ovary syndrome
    F Orio
    Department of Molecular and Clinical Endocrinology, University of Naples Federico II, Naples, Italy
    J Endocrinol Invest 26:117-22. 2003
    ..In conclusion, in PCOS women there is a BMI-independent alteration of the GH levels. Further investigations will be necessary to establish the real cause of these data...
  64. ncbi request reprint Prenatal ultrasonographic appearance of esophageal atresia
    A D'Elia
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Federico II University Medical School, via O Fragnito 60, 80131, Naples, Italy
    Eur J Obstet Gynecol Reprod Biol 105:77-8. 2002
    ..The authors report a case of esophageal atresia (EA) to help define criteria for prenatal ultrasonographic diagnosis of this malformative pathology...
  65. ncbi request reprint Cavernous lymphangioma of the face and neck: prenatal diagnosis by three-dimensional ultrasound
    D Paladini
    Fetal Cardiology Unit, Department of Gynecology and Obstetrics, University Federico II of Naples, Naples, Italy
    Ultrasound Obstet Gynecol 26:300-2. 2005
    ..In particular, the possibility of navigating the volume facilitated consultation with the pediatric surgeon and counseling of the parents...
  66. doi request reprint Selective CB2 up-regulation in women affected by endometrial inflammation
    Teresa Iuvone
    Endocannabinoid Research Group, Department of Experimental Pharmacology, Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Naples, Federico II, Naples, Italy
    J Cell Mol Med 12:661-70. 2008
    ..In conclusion, we believe that the selective CB(2) up-regulation might play a role as a novel prognostic factor in endometrial inflammation...
  67. doi request reprint Successful pregnancy after four-step hysteroscopic technique for the treatment of atypical polypoid adenomyoma
    Maurizio Guida
    Fertil Steril 89:1283-4. 2008
  68. ncbi request reprint Hysteroscopic myomectomy: a comprehensive review of surgical techniques
    Attilio Di Spiezio Sardo
    Department of Gynaecology and Obstetrics, and Pathophysiology of Human Reproduction, University of Naples Federico II, Italy
    Hum Reprod Update 14:101-19. 2008
    ..At present, the 'cold loop' technique seems to represent the best option as it allows a safe and complete removal of such fibroids in just one surgical procedure, while respecting the surrounding healthy myometrium...
  69. ncbi request reprint Effects of estrogen-progestin therapy on serum levels of RANKL, osteoprotegerin, osteocalcin, leptin, and ghrelin in postmenopausal women
    Costantino Di Carlo
    Department of Gynecology and Obstetrics, Medicine of Human Reproduction, University of Naples Federico II, Naples, Italy
    Menopause 14:38-44. 2007
    ....
  70. pmc Outpatient hysteroscopic emptying of a submucosal uterine cystic lesion
    Attilio Di Spiezio Sardo
    Department of Gynecology and Obstetrics, and Pathophysiology of Human Reproduction, University of Naples Federico II, Italy
    JSLS 11:136-7. 2007
    ..Hysteroscopy might represent a helpful tool both for its diagnostic and therapeutic properties...
  71. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of ovarian adhesion formation after laparoscopic ovarian drilling by second-look minilaparoscopy
    Francesco Mercorio
    Department of Gynaecology and Obstetrics, and Pathophysiology of Human Reproduction, University of Naples Federico II, Naples, Italy
    Fertil Steril 89:1229-33. 2008
    ....
  72. ncbi request reprint Effects of two low-dose combined oral contraceptives containing drospirenone on bone turnover and bone mineral density in young fertile women: a prospective controlled randomized study
    Virginia Gargano
    Department of Gynecology and Obstetrics, University of Naples Federico II, 80131 Naples, Italy
    Contraception 78:10-5. 2008
    ....
  73. ncbi request reprint Outpatient operative hysteroscopy with bipolar electrode: a prospective multicentre randomized study between local anaesthesia and conscious sedation
    Maurizio Guida
    Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Medicine, University of Naples Federico II, Via Pansini No 5, 80131 Naples, Italy
    Hum Reprod 18:840-3. 2003
    ..The study was designed to compare local anaesthesia and conscious sedation for outpatient bipolar operative hysteroscopy in terms of pain control and patients' satisfaction...
  74. ncbi request reprint Prenatal diagnosis of congenital heart disease in the Naples area during the years 1994-1999 -- the experience of a joint fetal-pediatric cardiology unit
    Dario Paladini
    Fetal Cardiology Unit, Department of Gynaecology and Obstetrics, University Federico II of Naples, Italy
    Prenat Diagn 22:545-52. 2002
    ....
  75. ncbi request reprint Raloxifene administration in premenopausal women with uterine leiomyomas: a pilot study
    Stefano Palomba
    Chair of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Catanzaro, 88100 Catanzaro, Italy
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 87:3603-8. 2002
    ..In conclusion, raloxifene has no significant effect on uterine and leiomyoma size or on menstrual cycle in premenopausal women...
  76. ncbi request reprint Hysteroscopic transcervical endometrial resection versus thermal destruction for menorrhagia: a prospective randomized trial on satisfaction rate
    Massimiliano Pellicano
    Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Medicine, University of Naples Federico II, Italy
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 187:545-50. 2002
    ..The purpose of this study was to compare the satisfaction rate and the effectiveness of transcervical hysteroscopic endometrial resection and thermal destruction of the endometrium in the treatment of menorrhagia...
  77. ncbi request reprint Raloxifene administration in women treated with gonadotropin-releasing hormone agonist for uterine leiomyomas: effects on bone metabolism
    Stefano Palomba
    Chair of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Catanzaro, 88100 Catanzaro, Italy
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 87:4476-81. 2002
    ..In conclusion, raloxifene prevents GnRH-a related bone loss in premenopausal women with uterine leiomyomas...
  78. ncbi request reprint Effectiveness of combined GnRH analogue plus raloxifene administration in the treatment of uterine leiomyomas: a prospective, randomized, single-blind, placebo-controlled clinical trial
    Stefano Palomba
    Department of Obstetrics Gynecology, University Magna Graecia of Catanzaro, Catanzaro
    Hum Reprod 17:3213-9. 2002
    ....
  79. ncbi request reprint Oral dexketoprofen for pain treatment during diagnostic hysteroscopy in postmenopausal women
    Francesco Mercorio
    Department of Obstetric and Gynecology of the University Federico II of Naples, Via Pansini 5, Napoli, Italy
    Maturitas 43:277-81. 2002
    ..To assess the efficacy of dexketoprofen (DEX) in reducing pain at different stages of the hysteroscopic procedure in comparison with local anaesthesia in menopausal women...
  80. ncbi request reprint Raloxifene administration in post-menopausal women with osteoporosis: effect of different BsmI vitamin D receptor genotypes
    Stefano Palomba
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, University of Catanzaro, Catanzaro, Italy
    Hum Reprod 18:192-8. 2003
    ..The aim of this study was to correlate the effectiveness of raloxifene treatment in post-menopausal women with osteoporosis to BsmI VDR genotypes...
  81. ncbi request reprint Carbon dioxide versus normal saline as a uterine distension medium for diagnostic vaginoscopic hysteroscopy in infertile patients: a prospective, randomized, multicenter study
    Massimiliano Pellicano
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Naples Federico II, Italy
    Fertil Steril 79:418-21. 2003
    ..To evaluate the satisfaction rate, efficacy, and complication rate of carbon dioxide (CO(2)) versus normal saline as a uterine distension medium for outpatient diagnostic vaginoscopic hysteroscopy in infertile patients...
  82. ncbi request reprint Effectiveness of alendronate treatment in postmenopausal women with osteoporosis: relationship with BsmI vitamin D receptor genotypes
    Stefano Palomba
    University of Catanzaro, Catanzaro, Italy
    Clin Endocrinol (Oxf) 58:365-71. 2003
    ..To assess whether there is a relationship between the effectiveness of alendronate treatment in postmenopausal women with osteoporosis and BsmI vitamin D receptor (VDR) genotypes...
  83. ncbi request reprint Effects of two types of hormonal contraception--oral versus intravaginal--on the sexual life of women and their partners
    Maurizio Guida
    Dipartimento di Ostetricia, Ginecologia e Fisiopatologia della Riproduzione Umana, Universita di Napoli Federico II, Via Pansini 5, 80131 Napoli, Italia
    Hum Reprod 20:1100-6. 2005
    ..In this randomized, controlled, prospective study we compared the effect of an intravaginal hormonal contraceptive with the effect of a combined oral contraceptive on sexual function...
  84. ncbi request reprint Positive effects on cardiovascular and breast metabolic markers of oral estradiol and dydrogesterone in comparison with transdermal estradiol and norethisterone acetate
    Carlo Campagnoli
    Unit of Endocrinological Gynaecology, Azienda Ospedaliera O I R M Sant Anna, c so Spezia, 60 10127 Torino, Italy
    Maturitas 41:299-311. 2002
    ....
  85. ncbi request reprint Effectiveness of autocrosslinked hyaluronic acid gel after laparoscopic myomectomy in infertile patients: a prospective, randomized, controlled study
    Massimiliano Pellicano
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Naples Federico II, Naples, Italy
    Fertil Steril 80:441-4. 2003
    ..To assess the efficacy of autocrosslinked hyaluronic gel in postsurgical adhesion prevention after laparoscopic myomectomy...
  86. ncbi request reprint Longitudinal evaluation of serum leptin and bone mineral density in early postmenopausal women
    Costantino Di Carlo
    Department of Gynecology and Obstetrics, University of Naples Federico II, Italy
    Menopause 14:450-4. 2007
    ..To evaluate total and site-specific bone mineral density (BMD) and serum leptin levels in postmenopausal women treated with a calcium supplement and in postmenopausal women receiving estrogen plus progestin therapy...
  87. ncbi request reprint Effects of hormone replacement therapy on ocular function in postmenopause
    Pietro Affinito
    Department of Gynecology and Obstetrics, and Pathophysiology of Human Reproduction, University of Naples, Naples, Italy
    Menopause 10:482-7. 2003
    ..To evaluate the effect of hormone replacement therapy on climacteric ocular complaints, lacrimal secretion, intraocular pressure (IOP), and corneal thickness...
  88. ncbi request reprint Lipid, glucose and homocysteine metabolism in women treated with a GnRH agonist with or without raloxifene
    Stefano Palomba
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, University of Catanzaro Magna Graecia, Catanzaro, Italy
    Hum Reprod 19:415-21. 2004
    ..Therefore, we have evaluated the effect of a GnRH analogue, administered with or without raloxifene, on serum levels of lipoproteins, glucose, insulin and homocysteine (Hcy)...
  89. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of skeletal status by quantitative ultrasonometry in postmenopausal women without known risk factors for osteoporosis
    Vincenzo Dario Mandato
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Naples Federico II, Naples, Italy
    Gynecol Endocrinol 21:149-53. 2005
    ..However, a condition of 'moderate' risk for osteoporosis was present in a remarkable percentage of these women...
  90. ncbi request reprint Bleeding patterns during continuous estradiol with different sequential progestogens therapy
    Costantino Di Carlo
    Department of Gynecology and Obstetrics, and Pathophysiology of Human Reproduction, University of Naples Federico II, Naples, Italy
    Menopause 12:520-5. 2005
    ..To evaluate the effects on monthly bleeding of four different progestogens administered in association with transdermal estradiol in a continuous sequential estrogen-progestin therapy (CS-EPT)...
  91. ncbi request reprint Effects of bilateral ovariectomy and postoperative hormonal replacement therapy with 17beta-estradiol or raloxifene on serum leptin levels
    Giovanni A Tommaselli
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Naples Federico II, The Department of Endocrinology, Second University of Naples, Italy
    Menopause 10:160-4. 2003
    ..To verify the effects of hypoestrogenism and replacement therapy on body mass index (BMI) and leptin in ovariectomized women...
  92. ncbi request reprint Reproductive outcome after autocrosslinked hyaluronic acid gel application in infertile patients who underwent laparoscopic myomectomy
    Massimiliano Pellicano
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Naples Federico II, Naples, Italy
    Fertil Steril 83:498-500. 2005
    ..Moreover, pregnancy rate is significantly higher with the use of subserous sutures...
  93. ncbi request reprint Maternal serum and umbilical cord blood leptin concentrations with fetal growth restriction
    Marcella Pighetti
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Naples Federico II, Naples, Italy
    Obstet Gynecol 102:535-43. 2003
    ..To ascertain whether fetal growth restriction is associated with alterations of leptin concentrations in umbilical cord blood and maternal serum...
  94. ncbi request reprint Serum leptin levels and body composition in postmenopausal women treated with tibolone and raloxifene
    Giovanni A Tommaselli
    Department of Gynecology and Obstetrics, and Pathophysiology of Human Reproduction, University of Naples Federico II, Naples, Italy
    Menopause 13:660-8. 2006
    ..To compare body composition and serum leptin levels in untreated postmenopausal women and postmenopausal women treated with tibolone or raloxifene...
  95. ncbi request reprint Effects of an oral contraceptive containing drospirenone on bone turnover and bone mineral density
    Carmine Nappi
    Department of Gynecology and Obstetrics, and Pathophysiology of Human Reproduction, University of Naples Federico II, Naples, Italy
    Obstet Gynecol 105:53-60. 2005
    ....
  96. ncbi request reprint Estrogen and raloxifene modulate leptin and its receptor in hypothalamus and adipose tissue from ovariectomized rats
    Rosaria Meli
    Department of Experimental Pharmacology, University of Naples, Italy
    Endocrinology 145:3115-21. 2004
    ..We provide evidence that central and peripheral Ob-Rb expression is related to modification of estrogen levels...
  97. ncbi request reprint Effect of tibolone on breast symptoms resulting from postmenopausal hormone replacement therapy
    Stefano Palomba
    Obstetrics and Gynaecology, University Magna Graecia of Catanzaro, Catanzaro, Via Nicolardi 188, 80131 Naples, Italy
    Maturitas 45:267-73. 2003
    ..To evaluate the incidence of breast symptoms in a population treated with various hormone replacement therapy (HRT) regimens and to detect the variations in breast symptomatology after HRT changing to tibolone administration...
  98. ncbi request reprint Endocervical metaplasia of the endometrium in a patient with cystic fibrosis: a case report
    Roberto Piccoli
    Department of Gynecology and Obstetrics, and Pathophysiology of Human Reproduction, University of Naples Federico II, Naples, Italy
    Fertil Steril 85:750.e13-750.e16. 2006
    ..To report the case of an infertile female patient with cystic fibrosis who was diagnosed with endocervical metaplasia of the endometrium at diagnostic hysteroscopy and successfully treated with an oral estroprogestinic formulation...
  99. ncbi request reprint Do serum leptin levels have a role in the prediction of pregnancy outcome in case of threatened miscarriage?
    Giovanni A Tommaselli
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, University of Naples Federico II, Naples, Italy
    Clin Endocrinol (Oxf) 65:772-5. 2006
    ..To determine whether maternal serum leptin levels can predict pregnancy outcome in cases of threatened miscarriage...
  100. ncbi request reprint Serum leptin levels and body composition in postmenopausal women: effects of hormone therapy
    Costantino Di Carlo
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Naples Federico II, Via S Pansini 5, 80131 Naples, Italy
    Menopause 11:466-73. 2004
    ..To confirm the effect of postmenopausal hypoestrogenism and hormone therapy (HT) on body composition and serum leptin levels...
  101. ncbi request reprint Estrogen-progestin therapy in women after stem cell transplant: our experience and literature review
    Libuse Tauchmanova
    Department of Molecular and Clinical Endocrinology and Oncology, Federico II University of Naples, Italy
    Menopause 14:320-30. 2007
    ..Moreover, EPT absorption may be reduced in patients who received allotransplants and have gastrointestinal or skin chronic graft-versus-host disease...